Three times a year, the Committee for Postdocs and Students (COMPASS) awards Outreach Grants of up to $1,000 to trainee-led events that communicate cell biology with the public. Below are summaries of the outreach projects we were proud to fund in 2022. We look forward to everyone’s applications in 2023! To learn more and apply,…
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In the October 2022 ASCB Newsletter, read President Martin Chalfie’s preview of Cell Bio 2022 with insights from the program chairs. Learn more about some of ASCB’s honorific awardees. Celebrate the life of Peter Satir. This issue also includes fascinating columns from WICB, the Education Committee, and COMPASS.
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Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) is a premier journal for research in all areas of cell biology, from biophysics to genetics to neuroscience. Its 26 online issues per year include Special Issues in the important areas of Quantitative Cell Biology, and Forces on and within Cells. Readers and authors alike benefit from the journal’s review process, which offers authors constructive feedback by working scientists.
CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE) is a peer-reviewed journal of life science education research and evidence-based practice published by the ASCB in editorial partnership with the Genetics Society of America and partially funded by Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Online and completely free, LSE emphasizes teaching innovations and evidence of their effectiveness and is designed for educators at all levels and across all life science disciplines.
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